Archivo de la etiqueta: Switzerland

Spotlight: Mario Botta

Working since he was 16, Swiss architect Mario Botta (April 1, 1943) has become a prolific and well known crafter of space, designing a huge array of places of worship, private homes, and museums, perhaps most notably the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Church of San Giovanni Battista in Mogno, Switzerland. His use of traditional masonry over the streamlined steel and glass of so much modern architecture creates strong, self-confident buildings that pull together the contrast between the weight of his materials and lightness of his designs.

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MeCri Museum / studio inches architettura

Architects: studio inches architettura
Location: Minusio, Switzerland
Design Team: Matteo Inches, Nastasja Geleta, Tommaso Pareschi
Year: 2014
Photographs: Marcelo Villada Ortiz

Structural Engeneering: Jelmoni SA
Electrical Installation: Elettricità De Lorenzi
Roof Seals: GRG Carpenteria
Plumber: Deco SA…
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OVO / Camilo Rebelo

Architects: Camilo Rebelo
Location: Fideris, Switzerland
Current Room Area: 20,8 sq.meters
Previous Room Area: 39,1 sq.meters
Year: 2014
Photographs: Office archive

Collaborators: Patricio Guedes
Project Partner : sculptor: Rui Chafes
Engineering Coordination: GOP – Gabinete de Organização e Projectos Lda.…
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Veterinary Clinic Masans / domenig architekten

Architects: domenig architekten
Location: Chur, Switzerland
Area: 1145.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of domenig architekten

From the architect.… The Veterinary clinic Masans in Chur, Switzerland was designed to re-accommodate a 17 membered crew of veterinary specialists and provide them Sigue leyendo

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Hut Near the Lac de Joux / Kunik de Morsier architectes

Architects: Kunik de Morsier architectes
Location: Rue du Mollendruz, 1342 L’Abbaye, Switzerland
Area: 160.0 sqm
Year: 2015
Photographs: Eik Frenzel

Collaborators: Guillaume de Morsier, Valentin Kunik
Wood Timber Engineer: Charpente Concept
Timber: Aubert construction bois sàrl
Wood Work: Etienne Berney …
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Morphosis Unveils Plans for 381-Meter-Tall Skyscraper in Vals

Morphosis Architects’ highly anticipated plans for a new luxury hotel in Vals has been unveiled. The proposal, selected by 7132 Ltd (and denounced by the jury) following an international competition, was lauded by the client for its “minimalist approach” that will “help… Sigue leyendo

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New Readings Of Space: Placing Pools Of Oil Inside A Baroque Abbey Church

This sculptural installation, created by Swiss artist Romain Crelier, was exhibited at Bellelay Abbey in 2013. Although the structure dates back to the 12th century, the current Abbey Church of the Assumption was built by Franz Beer in a Vorarlberg Baroque style and completed in 1714.… Sigue leyendo

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The Apartment / BUREAU A

Architects: BUREAU A
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Year: 2015
Photographs: Courtesy of BUREAU A

From the architect.… Within the austerity of Jean Calvin’s protestant city, a tiny “nest” for living can be found. Hidden among the molasses sandstones that typify Geneva’s Sigue leyendo

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